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Taco Palenque

1000 S 10th St, McAllen, TX 78501
(956) 994-8950
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English first
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Breakfast to Late Night Dinner, this place has it all. The service is quick, food is tasty, but it can be pricey. The quesadillas and nachos are very good as well as the beans and fideo soup. Hopefully, this restaurant remains open for a long while.

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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60 reviews 60 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Good service, quick, but doesn't sacrifice quality. I had the chicken fajita tacos and borracho beans. Chicken was freshly grilled and the tortillas are the best homemade I have had. The regular order of beans come in a bowl. They taste homemade. The salsa bar completes any meal with a variety of salsa and condiments. The food and service here... More

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Plano, Texas
12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

In McAllen visiting for a few day and this place was recommended to us. We went late at night and had the best tacos. The tortilla and beef were very tasty. There's a lot of salsas and extras in the salsa bar to accompany the tacos. I thought they were very authentic and similar to the taquerias in Mexico. In... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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46 reviews 46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

This place has fast service, delicious tacos, self-serve tortilla chips and a fresh salsa bar. Potato/egg and barbacoa tacos are great for a fast breakfast. The Pirata tacos are a filling meal by itself, my new favorite.

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Zacatecas, Mexico
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

I had the sirloin platter that comes with rice beans, something that looked like it may have been a solid ball of avocado that was difficult to cut with a plastic knife plus your choice of flour or corn tortillas.. The sirloin, cut in small cubes, rice and beans were quite tasty. Apart from the avocado, the tortillas were also... More

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Edinburg, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

The fajita tacos are one of the best tacos I have had. They are so soft and they have a very good flavor. They are a little expensive but they are delicious we ordered to go. We tried the new Taco Palenque in Edinburg. I recommend them because they are fantastic!

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Austin, TX
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

I ate at this place twice - open 24/7 I think - great food, relatively quick. Lot's of locals eating here.

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McAllen, Texas
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Fantastic Fajitas in RGV don't waste your time at other places just go straight to Taco Palenque and there sauce bar is the best around. I have tried other restaurants and always come back to Taco Palenque the Fajita taste is the best hands down to other restaurants. So try it you'll love it.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

The salsa bar is WONDERFUL! Plus all the freshly made chips you want. Great atmosphere and very clean. Quick service. Good quality.

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Corpus Christi
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130 reviews 130 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

This place is fantastic for tacos and fajitas.Although the price has doubled in about 6 years,we have eaten there about 50-60 times.They have super thin flour tortillas(I call them American-food tortillas because I have never found them in over a dozen Latin countries,including Mexico,where i've been almost everywhere)that are good for people with blood sugar problems.We ALWAYS eat corn,which is... More

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Additional Information about Taco Palenque

Address: 1000 S 10th St, McAllen, TX 78501
Phone Number: (956) 994-8950
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  McAllen
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Mexican

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